Don't worry, your Spy Points are not lost. Once you acquire enough Spy Points to Rank Up, the progress bar switches to display the number of Stars you need to Rank Up. You can get Stars by completing missions in the Despicable Ops, Quest, Inventing, Armory, Train Station and Omniscience Rooms.
For more information, check out: How can I find the name of a Room?
In the meantime, you can avoid this issue by only grabbing the PX41 Serum while running (not jumping).
Gru’s Lair is the game's Main Menu. Here you can access a variety of Rooms, each containing a different set of missions and rewards. You can scroll vertically through Gru’s Lair to see all of the available Rooms.
For more info about Rooms, check out: What is a Room?
Agent Rank is a measure of how far you have progressed towards becoming the most despicable Minion Secret Agent of all time.
You can improve your rank by collecting and upgrading Minion Costumes, and by earning Stars for completed missions in the Despicable Ops, Quest, Inventing, Armory, Train Station and Omniscience Rooms.
A higher rank also gives you access to more Rooms in Gru’s Lair, and bigger rewards for completed missions.For more information, check out How can I find the name of a Room?
Global Goals are divided into various Operations, each with a Costume, Location, or currency prize for completion that guide you through every feature of the game. Don't hesitate in tackling as many as you can!
When Gru's Lab was introduced, players were given a chance to transfer Jelly Lab progress into Gru's Lab, but that option has since been closed. If you still have a version of the game with the Jelly Lab, there is no longer a way to transfer your progress.
Players who took part in the Adventure Beta Test were automatically switched to the main version of the game with the preservation of game values.
It may take some practice to get the timing down, but ducking and jumping are extremely important skills to master.
When you crash, you'll usually be given a few seconds to decide if you wish to Revive or not. This normally costs Tokens, but sometimes you'll have the option of watching a video ad to Revive instead!
AVL Reports are needed to run Missions in the Inventing Room, Armory Room, Train Station Room, Omniscience Room, and Story Room.
While you need at least 1 AVL Report to begin a run in these Rooms, you won't actually expend the report until you complete at least one Mission in the Room.
AVL Reports are replenished automatically over time, or they can be purchased if you run out.
For additional information, check out: How can I unlock new Locations?
Each player enters a specific League based on their League score from the previous week (first-timers start in the lowest League). At the end of the week, those who rank highest in their League will be promoted to a higher League, while those who rank the lowest (or do not participate) are demoted to a lower League.
You can still perform the banned action, but doing so will incur a temporary penalty, during which your actions won't count towards Mission objectives. Once the penalty is over, you may continue working towards objectives again.
No. When you unlock a new Location for a Room, it is added to its list, which can be viewed by tapping the screen while in the Room. When you start a run, your Location is chosen randomly from this list.
For additional information, check out: How can I unlock new Locations?
If you already own a specific Perk item, you can activate it during your run. If you don't own a Perk, you can always pay Tokens to activate it instead.
To Rank Up, you need to collect Stars and Spy Points. You can earn Stars by playing Despicable Ops, Quest, Inventing, Armory, Train Station and Omniscience Rooms. You can earn Spy Points by unlocking and upgrading Costumes.
For additional information, check out: How can I unlock and upgrade Costumes?.
You can unlock Locations by completing specific Operations from the Global Goals. After unlocking them, Locations will be added to the list found by tapping on Room screens. When you start a run, a Location will be chosen randomly from this list.
For additional information, check out: What are Global Goals?
The "My Career" tab is where you can find your Global Goals, Daily Tasks and Achievements. It is accessible from the bottom bar.
There are three main currencies in Minion Rush:
This is the most valuable currency in the game, and it can be earned from completed Missions, Prize Pods, and daily login rewards. It can also be bought with real money in the Shop. Tokens can be used to buy Prize Pods, special offers, and Coins. They can also be spent to skip some Missions or to revive your Minion during a run so you don't lose any progress.
Coins can be earned from completed Missions, Prize Pods, and daily login rewards. It can also be bought with Tokens in the Shop. Coins are used to unlock or upgrade Costumes and to buy certain Costume Cards in the Shop.
Bananas can be earned only by collecting them during a run. Bananas can be used for buying Banana Pods from the Shop.
- Running and getting rewards in Special Missions, Daily Challenges, and the Story Room.
- Participating in various limited-time events, such as the Prize Wheel or a Festival.
- Completing Daily Tasks (Tip: You can double these rewards by watching a video ad).
- Watching a video ad in Gru's Lair once a day.
Tokens can also be purchased from the Bundles section of the Shop with real money.
- Buy them in the Shop with Tokens or for watching video ads
- Get them as rewards by completing a missions in some Rooms
- Get them as rewards by completing the Special Mission and Daily Challenges
- Participating in various time-limited events, such as "Prize Wheel" and "Festival"
For starters, try wearing a Costume with a Skill that increases how many Bananas you collect. There are even some Costume Abilities that can also help you gather tons of Bananas, such as the Banana Vacuum, Banana Splitter, or even the Fluffy Unicorn!
Finally, some Rooms will give you the option to watch a video ad at the end of a run to double the Bananas you collected.
At any time, you can pay to collect all the Tokens inside. Note that there is a max number of Tokens that the Piggy Bank can hold, so it's best to wait until it's reached full capacity before cracking it open for your reward!
Some specific features do require an internet connection, such as Festivals, purchasing items from the Shop, and watching video ads to name a few.
From the main menu, tap the Options icon, then go to the Connectivity section. From there, tap the switch under Notifications to turn them on or off. You can also visit your device's Settings to access more notification options.
A Room represents a unique game area in which players will find different Missions and themed events. Each completed Mission rewards you with different in-game resources.
You can check a Mission's rewards by tapping the Mission widget in the Room interface.
Some rooms are available for a limited time only.
While other Rooms only appear when you have reached a certain Rank or progress in the game.
To see the name of the Room, just hold down its icon from the side widget until the Room's information appears.
Rooms are automatically unlocked and upgraded as you increase your Rank.
For more information, check out: What do I need to Rank Up?
Energy is a resource that must be spent to run in certain Rooms, such as the Special Mission Room, Weekend Event Room, and Quest Room.
Energy is consumed at the start of each run (but not when reviving), and when restarting a Mission, since this is the same as starting a new run.
It is replenished automatically over time, or you can replenish it instantly by spending Tokens.
Every new update has limited-time Special Missions for you to play. These take place in a different location every time, and you can earn many rewards for completing them.
Just scroll through Gru's Lair until you find the Special Mission Room which has a present icon on the scroll bar. Inside, you'll be able to see if any Special Missions are currently running, or if you'll need to wait for the next one to go live.
Special Mission grants unique rewards and trophies, so keep an eye out, because these missions are only available for a limited time! Any throphies you earn for completing a special mission remains with your account forever. You can view your trophies from the "Profile" tab and clicking the "Special Trophies" section.
Once a Special Mission is completed, you'll have to wait for the next one to appear.
The One-Run Challenge is an additional goal for Special Mission runs, but with an added challenge: You need to fully complete the goal in a single run!
If your run ends for any reason, all of your progress towards a One-Run Challenge will be reset. This can be really tricky, but accomplishing it earns you extra rewards.
The Daily Challenge Room is room where you can try your hand at completing Daily Challenges.
Each Daily Challenge is available for 24 hours only. After that, it will be replaced by a new Daily Challenge with fresh rewards, such as valuable Prize Pods, Costume Cards, and Tokens.
To complete a Daily Challenge you'll need to complete 3 Missions in a row. While attempting a Daily Challenge you cannot use Perks, and are only allowed to lose once. However, Revives are allowed without limit.
You can find the Daily Challenge Room by scrolling through Gru's Lair. Daily Challenges are displayed on the side scroll bar as a key card icon.
Costumes increase your Minion's stats during a run and unlock useful Costume Skills and Abilities to help you progress through the game and earn more rewards.
A Costume Skill is a passive effect that automatically gives you an advantage while playing. A Costume Ability is a Power-Up effect that you can activate once per run. You can tap on any Costume in the Wardrobe to view its stats, Skill and Ability.
For more information, check out:What are Costume Skills?
What are Costume Abilities?
Every Costume has an Ability that can be activated once per run to unleash a specific Power-Up effect.
To activate the Ability, you must first charge it up. This can be done by:
- Committing Despicable Actions
- Collecting Bananas
- Performing Jump-Overs, Slide-Unders, and Near Misses
Once the Ability is charged, just tap the icon at the bottom of the screen, or double-tap anywhere else on the screen.
Every Costume has a Skill that provides a passive effect that automatically gives you an advantage while playing. Some Costume Skills even grow in strength with the Costume's level.
To see what Skill a Costume has, just visit the Wardrobe, find the desired Costume, and tap it for details.
For more information, check out: Where can I find my Costumes?
Picking the right Costume for the run is essential, as some can help you survive longer, collect more Bananas, or complete Festival Missions faster.
You can unlock and upgrade your Costumes in the Wardrobe by using certain Costume Cards and Coins.
For more information, check out:Where can I find and change my Costumes?
How can I find the Costume Cards I need?
Before you can use certain Costumes, you must first unlock them in the Wardrobe by spending a set number of Costume Cards and Coins.
Once a Costume is unlocked, additional Costume Cards can be used to upgrade it.
Costume Cards can be obtained from Prize Pods, the Prize Wheel, special promotions, or running Room missions.
If you need to find a specific Costume Card, visit the Wardrobe and tap the "Get Cards" button on the desired costume. This will display a list of locations where its cards can be found.
From the main menu, tap on the Wardrobe icon. This will display a list of the Costumes you own.
To change Costumes, open the Wardrobe and just tap the Costume you want to wear and tap the "Equip" button. A Costume must be unlocked before you can wear it.
For more information, check out: How can I unlock and upgrade Costumes?
To progress in a Festival you must complete Quests and earn Festival Points. Collecting Festival Points unlocks various rewards which you can claim at any time during the Festival.
Upon purchasing a Premium Pass, you immediately unlock all of these benefits:
- Immediately receiving all premium rewards up to your current Festival tier.
- Accces to featured Festival costumes.
- Access to Premium Quests to speed up your Festival progress.
Please note that each Premium Pass expires at the end of a Festival.
Premium Festival Quests are bonus Quests in the Festival. These Quests can only be accessed with a Premium Pass.
For more information, check out: What is the Premium Pass?
Crates are rewards for players who have collected every other reward in the current Festival, but still have Festival Points to spend. Crates could contain Costume Cards, Coins, Tokens, Perks, or other valuable rewards.
Additionally, if you have an active Premium Pass, all of your Crates will be upgraded to Premium Crates, which offer even greater rewards!
Yes. Just tap on the information icon at the top left corner of the wheel. This will display the odds for every item that you can potentially win.